Thursday, 10 November 2016

No 11848, Thursday 10 Nov 2016, Vulcan


ACROSS
1   Hold back in rough terrains (8) RESTRAIN*
5   Beautiful fragrance, timeless classic, last two remaining (6) SCENIC {SCENt}{c...sIC}
10 Difficult posers for faculty member (9) PROFESSOR*
11 Small, fine and wonderful (5) SWELL {S}{WELL}
12 Imprison a student (6) INTERN [DD]
13 German guy, I heard, gave a suggestive look (4,3) GLAD EYE {G}{LAD} {EYE}(~ I)
14 Relocate in Dubai say, good to settle in (8) EMIGRATE {EMI{G}RATE}
15 Amazing and highly gripping film (6) GANDHI [T] Beautifully hidden
18 Different? Take back the approval (6) UNLIKE [DD]
20 Moment and time to get rid of old footwear (8) MOCCASIN {MO}{oCCASIoN}
22 Vehicle in use during storm (7) CYCLONE {CYCL{ON}E}
25 Powder that's bright, essential for the most part (6) LITMUS {LIT}{MUSt}
27 A Liberal with one excuse (5) ALIBI {A}{LIB}{1}
28 Outstanding naval officer born in European capital (9) ADMIRABLE {ADMIRA{B}L}{Eu...n}
29 Provoke and irritate/anger someone eventually (6) ENRAGE {ANGER}*{s...nE}
30 Cause of death inside green building (8) ENGENDER {ENG{END}ER*}

DOWN
1   Delighted by standard going up with time (4) RAPT {PAR<=}{T}
2   Flier with pet list (9) SPOONBILL {SPOON}{BILL}
3   Word for an animal found in right dictionary always (3,4) ROE DEER {R}{OE D}{EER}
4   It's in any form of mental illness (8) INSANITY*
6   Caught fool having a very unhealthy, essentially, starchy food (7) CASSAVA {C}{ASS}{A}{V}{unheAlthy}
7   Relative is in this French town we hear (5) NIECE (~ nice)
8   Student pass given to many, say (9) COLLEGIAN {COL}{LEGIAN}(~legion)
9   Pull with pain in the neck (4) DRAG [DD]
14 Say, aunt and niece maybe (9) ENUNCIATE {AUNT+NIECE}*
16 Unstable brutes did become emotionally troubled (9) DISTURBED*
17 No blame shifted to the new one with title (8) NOBLEMAN {NO+BLAME}*{N}
19 Leader presently held hostage, that's significant (7) KNOWING {K{NOW}ING}
21 Circle North American lake bed initially (7) COTERIE {COT}{ERIE}
23 Emotional one, more eccentric, leaving Arizona (5) CRIER CRazIER
24  Distinctive style of Venezuelans (4) ELAN [T]
26 One not working, in deep anxiety (4) FEAR {F{onE}AR}


12 comments:

  1. Gandhi is indeed beautifully hidden :) and &lit too.. btw never heard of litmus powder.. rather an elegant puzzle for a Vulcan.. or maybe thats just me thinking a Vulcan is rather systematic etc etc..

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  2. Gandhi is a well concealed clue.

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  3. 15ac is Amazing! So is 26dn. A beautiful puzzle. Thanks Vulcan.

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  4. Gandhi is one of the best T's I have seen. In fact I never realized it until I saw it here.
    Did not know spoon as a pet.
    Nice enjoyable CW. Thank you Vulcan.

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  5. 20A- Typo. Both Occasion & Moccasin are to be spelt with 2 C's and one S.
    Removal of both O's?

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    1. I too had the same thought. Perhaps since footwear is on both foot, Vulcan wanted us to removed both Old.

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    2. Thanks Paddy. Corrected both spellings

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    3. I took Moment, M in physics.

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    4. Is not M symbol of Mass in Physics?

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  6. Lovely puzzle..Couldn't agree more about 15A..but all other clues were 28A as well.
    Thanks Vulcan.

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  7. KKR,

    If my memory serves me right 'm' (not M) is for mass & M for momentum.

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